Saturday, July 5, 2014

UNSUNG WARDROBE HEROES: FALKE, BALEGA, FOX RIVER

OR/SLC

FALL 2014


Part 2

German based FALKE socks= is sports serious - for skiers in the USA…but the company also offers a lot of different leg/feet covering options-including luxury hosiery division that's very fashion-y ---

We've never worn any of the athletically inclined socks but the new support selections displayed here-combine nice colors for the socks- with--- made from natural and functional fibers...


moisture management, adapted compression (energizing), blister prevention,  best comfort fit cuffs

like how the running socks have a flat stretchy area right where the laces get joined together-at the ankle flex...
For runners and skiers-compressive zones for graduated support-anatomical toe boxes for wrinkle free fits, right left foot paddings, air channels/venting sections underfoot for dry comfort/no blisters…AND great colors!





ski socks…extra cushioning where needed, arch and heel support-for supportive and frictionless fit

ergonomically shaped-no slip






















crew styles made of MOH-RHINO Merino and Mohair wool blend-with V-Tech arch support system-added structure and sensitive rib top for ultimate comfort. Also pictured-No show and low cut women's Enduro running-medium cushioning 




BALEGA is a South African based running sock focused company-known for its use of naturally moisture wicking, anti-odor and durable mohair fibers…blended for ultimate performance…and made with the trademark Balega hand linked seamless toe.
Second Skin Fit-Ultra Light No Show reinforced cushion heel and toe for  comfort+stability, broad elastic arch support in arch/heel, right/left construction ultra fine high ted performance yearns on a high needle count knitting machine-sheerest light running sock-developed and produced in the USA. 

Hidden Dry-hand linked toe closure, reinforced heel and toe second skin fit, low volume construction, microfiber arch band and ventilation panels-enhanced elastic grip construction in both arch and ankle-support and no tug fit, ergonomically shaped. $11




What we run in…the Blister Resist Socks ($13-$15) -fits, no tugging mid-run! Engineered zones-----fights pressure marks with cushioning where needed. Drynamix mohair footbed naturally performing moisture wicking, blister resisting--in no-shows, crew and quarter lengths.

 heel tab helps prevent slipping--deep heel pocket no tug fit-blister resist construction also comes in quarter and crew lengths
bright neon and neutral colors






FOX RIVER MILLS-Made in the USA since 1900


FOX RIVER - offers massive amounts of sock selections for everyday- dress, work, casual-lifestyle, outdoors-hike, ski-snow, run/bike multi-sport, hunting, military…
over the calf- Zermatt ( left) and Andermatt (2 right)-Helix Fit™, vented panels, reinforced toe+heel, smooth flat knit construction, smooth flat comfort seam toe-ultra-lightweight, moisture wicking warmth
New-Peak Series™ Performance Snow Collection features soft, sustainable TENCEL® -made from eucalyptus cellulosic fibers that disperses water vapors -and naturally blessed Merino wool knit in the Fox River signature Helix™ Fit System (volumetric compression, memory knit construction-shape retention, CrossFlex heel pocket, anti-slip anchor zones, tapered comfort toe)=warm, dry and energized for lasting performance.

In guy and female versions- the ski selections are great fitting, lightweight-plus- made with Wick Dry® Technology for moisture management, just the right amount of insulating warmth, thermo-regulation including when wet after foot plant in snow---

IMO:Great winter sock, we have a pair that we ran in all winter and it was a cold one….cushioned sole and reinforced zones ideal fit and comfort, we needed the compressive structure on our long runs---and durable too---we washed/left out to dry multiple multiple times- the socks are still as good as new.
pretty- women's Tremblant (left) -Chamonix -middle, right PEAK Series™

SNOW…includes selections made with warm Primaloft® in the mix

ALSO NEW: Ultra Spun Polyester (Ultraspun®) feels super soft lasts 28x longer than cotton-like the modern design too-memory knit construction keeps shape, flat knit construction and toe seam for comfort


FOX RIVER